- Border Field State Park contains much of the Tijuana River Estuary, an important wildlife habitat. The salt and freshwater marshes give refuge to many species of migrating and native waterfowl, such as black-necked stilt, avocet, teal, American widgeon and pelican. The park also encompasses approximately three miles of sandy beach, stretching north of the Mexico/United States border. The facilities include a picnic area, restrooms, hiking and horseback riding trails, a swimming beach and visitor center.
This park offers hiking, horseback riding, surf fishing, picnicking, educational and bird watching opportunities. Swimming and fishing are not recommended activities as water contamination is a problem at this site.
Border Field State Park lies in the southwestern corner of California, immediately north of the U.S./Mexican border. It is accessible from the Dairy Mart Exit of Interstate 5. Visitors should follow Dairy Mart Road westward until it changes to Monument Road, which leads into the park.
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